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Hitch Hikers & Uninvited Guests: What You Need to Know About Pet Parasites

Moving into spring with warmer temperatures we begin to think about your pet’s increased parasite risks. This is often an invisible problem where infection isn’t detectable to the naked eye, low infection levels cause subclinical disease and environmental contamination is invisible.

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Senior Story: The Mysterious Case of Sammy, the Vizsla

Meet Sammy! This sweet and loving 10-year-old Vizsla has been through a roller-coaster of health concerns. Let’s learn about one of the diseases she has been diagnosed with, managed, and how she is doing today as a long-living senior pet!

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Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Is your dog or cat itchy and scratchy all year-round? Are recurrent ear infections a common affair in your pet’s world? Does he or she have unresolved soft stool or vomit regularly? Food allergies are a growing concern for dog and cat owners, and one worth-while test can help your pet feel better.

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The Ins and Outs of Dental Diets

How is your pet’s oral health? Should you be feeding him/her dental food? What makes this food particularly different from a regular adult kibble? This blog post covers some common questions regarding dental diets.

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Congratulations on Your New Kitten!

Are you welcoming a new kitten into your world and are wondering how to get them on the right track towards a healthy and happy life? In this post, we cover common questions regarding kitten nutrition to help you choose the right diet for your purry one.

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Last updated: December 2, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CONTINUE TO SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

Note: Priority will be given to urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations.

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday : Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday : Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Holiday Hours:
December 24 - 27: Closed
December 28 - 31: Regular Hours
January 1 - 2: Closed


Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Bow River Veterinary Centre